Increased winter speed performance from Pirelli

Whilst at the Geneva Motor show earlier this month. SA Treads spoke with Pirelli’s Matteo Battani – Head of Strategic Marketing about the various innovative developments at the brand including their new P Zero winter tire pattern which is claimed to be the very first of its kind to incorporate the proven performance of a […]

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Six new patterns and the launch of ‘Hobby Tyres’ by Yokohama

As  a seasoned exhibitor at the Geneva Motor Show, Yokohama were using this year’s event to explain their visionary mid-term strategy which is known as ‘Grand Design 2020’ and consists of three main areas. SA Treads spoke with David Oliva – Manager of the PCR Product Planning and Marketing Department who explained that these objectives […]

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Michelin return to Geneva Motor Show

Michelin has not supported the Geneva Motor Show for the past few years but returned for this year’s event and when SA Treads spoke with Pierre Chaput – Tire Designer and Development Engineer along with Cyrille Roget – Group Technical and Scientific Communications Director on their stand they stated that Michelin had stayed away from […]

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Michelin, Faurecia Sign JV to Create Hydrogen Mobility Company

The Michelin Group and Faurecia, a technology leader in the automotive industry, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a joint venture bringing together all of Michelin’s fuel cell related activities – including its subsidiary Symbio – with those of Faurecia Symbio, a Faurecia-Michelin hydrogren company, will be owned equally by Faurecia and Michelin. This […]

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Goodyear, Local Motors Join Forces on Autonomous Shuttles

Company earns exclusive tyre fitment on Local Motors ‘Olli’ vehicle Driverless shuttle added to company testing fleet to study future mobility solutions Autonomous vehicles introduce different tyre needs due to unique design The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company is expanding its ongoing work with autonomous or driverless vehicles, which includes being named the exclusive tyre […]

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Apollo Tyres wins the Golden Peacock Award 2019 for ‘Innovative Product & Service’

The prestigious Golden Peacock Award 2019 for ‘innovative product and service’ was accorded to Apollo Tyres recently, at a function held at Al Habtoor Palace in Dubai. P K Mohamed, Chief Advisor, R&D, Apollo Tyres Ltd received the award from the Minister of Economy, UAE, His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri. Also present on […]

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Public debut of new Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport range at the Geneva International Motor Show 2019

Goodyear SuperSport range are race-inspired tyres, which can be used on and off track Caters to growing Ultra Ultra High Performance (UUHP) segment After their announcement late last year, Goodyear is now presenting its flagship performance tyres at the Geneva International Motor Show 2019. Attendees of the motor show will be able to witness the […]

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The Goodyear AERO – A Concept Tyre for Autonomous, Flying Cars

Goodyear introduces its latest concept tyre at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show The Goodyear AERO concept is a two-in-one tyre designed for the autonomous, flying cars of the future. This concept would work both as a tyre for driving on the road and a “propeller” for flying through the sky. “For over 120 years […]

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New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Opens at Mokala Mall, Kuruman

Vehicle owners in Kuruman in the Northern Cape now have access to the world’s biggest wheel and tyre brands, along with award-winning service from South Africa’s best-loved and most trusted retail wheel and tyre brand. This news comes as local residents get ready to welcome a new Tiger Wheel & Tyre fitment centre to Shop […]

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